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What’s Up with Cloud Analytics? Summary
Dave Wells provides his answers to some of the questions that surround cloud analytics: What is the technology? What are the applications? What is the upside? What is the downside? Who are the vendors? What happens next?

Topics: Analytics, Business Intelligence, Cloud Computing

by Dave Wells | 4 comments
12-01-2009
Dashboards, Dashboards Everywhere Summary
There is a new administration, and dashboards are cropping up everywhere – an auspicious start for a government that aspires to be transparent, collaborative and participative. And this is also good news for BI practitioners since it will provide us with more, and hopefully better, sources with which to work the problems at hand.

Topics: Business Intelligence

by Dr. Ramon Barquin | 0 comments
11-30-2009
Business Intelligence and Data Warehousing: Leading Change and Growth Summary
Maureen Clarry explains how understanding the change styles of individuals in your organization will help you select communication approaches that improve the likelihood of an effective change.

Topics: Business Intelligence, Data Warehousing, Management

by Maureen Clarry | 0 comments
11-23-2009
Why Has Data Mining Struggled So Much? Summary
While Bill Inmon agrees that data mining has struggled over the years, he contends that it is still too early to call the practice a bust.

Topics: Data Warehousing, Data Mining and Statistical Analysis
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by Bill Inmon | 2 comments
11-19-2009
Entity and Identification Summary
David Loshin looks at the problem organizations face when attempting to consolidate customer data for reporting and analysis, especially in support of business activities such as customer retention or cross-selling and up-selling.

Topics: Information Management, Data Quality, Query & Reporting, Master Data Management (MDM), Data Profiling, Analytics, Information Quality (IQ), Data Management
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by David Loshin | 0 comments
11-19-2009
Expanding Business Intelligence Accessibility Through Dashboards Summary
Lyndsay Wise explains that the use of dashboards can help organizations achieve greater visibility and overall insights without requiring huge overall business intelligence investments.

Topics: Business Intelligence, Dashboards, ROI (Return On Investment)
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by Lyndsay Wise | 0 comments
11-18-2009
Open, Interoperable Cloud Computing Summary
Mike Evans, Red Hat's Vice President of Corporate Development, and Cyrus Golkar, the BeyeNETWORK's cloud computing expert, discuss Red Hat’s strategy for cloud computing and provide helpful advice for organizations that would like to benefit from cloud computing.

Topics: Open Source BI, Cloud Computing
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by Cyrus Golkar | 0 comments
11-18-2009
Come and Get It! Making Business Intelligence More Consumable, Part 2 Summary
In this second part of a three-part series, Claudia Imhoff and Colin White describe the information requirements for the two types of information workers and outline approaches that can help satisfy those requirements while at the same time making information more consumable.

Topics: Business Intelligence

by Claudia Imhoff, Colin White | 1 comment
11-17-2009
Text Data Quality Summary
Seth Grimes emphasizes that understanding text data quality concepts and techniques is imperative if you want to take full advantage of the full-spectrum of enterprise information sources available, and he offers 5 text data quality lessons.

Topics: Analytics, Unstructured Data, Text Analytics, Text Mining

by Seth Grimes | 2 comments
11-17-2009
Trends in the Healthcare Business Intelligence Marketplace Summary
Jason Oliveira looks at the trends in health information technology, emphasizing that exploiting the wealth data remains a formidable challenge for today’s healthcare organizations.

Topics: Business Intelligence, Analytics

by Jason Oliveira, MBA | 0 comments
11-16-2009
Information Quality Professionals as Consumer Advocates Summary
Larry English emphasizes that the challenge for IQ professionals today is to help executive leadership bring back a true customer focus.

Topics: Information Quality (IQ)

by Larry English | 0 comments
11-12-2009
Decision Support System Outputs Summary
Dan Power emphasizes that decision support system designers and builders need to understand exactly what information a manager needs and wants in a specific decision situation.

Topics: Business Intelligence, Decision Support Systems

by Dan Power | 0 comments
11-11-2009
How Executive Information Systems Evolved Into Performance Dashboards Summary
Comparing executive information systems with performance dashboards, Craig Schiff states that the good news for business performance management is that now most vendors and many companies are getting it right.

Topics: Performance Management, Dashboards

by Craig Schiff | 2 comments
11-10-2009
A Business Intelligence Report is a “Thesis” that Requires Effective Writing Summary
Richard Herschel will offer his business intelligence students a new course on critical writing skills that are often lacking in recent graduates.

Topics: Business Intelligence

by Richard Herschel | 0 comments
11-09-2009
Why Do Industry Giants Get Caught Flat-Footed? Summary
Will some of the new, promising technologies take established industry giants by surprise? Bill Inmon thinks they might.

Topics: Data Warehousing, Business Intelligence, Metadata, Unstructured Data, Appliances

by Bill Inmon | 2 comments
11-05-2009

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